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Anzac Day: what happened 100 years ago at Gallipoli?

Fri 24 Apr, AT 13:04

How a 'minor, failed' WWI campaign became a symbol of national identity for Australia and NZ

Shark kills man in Egypt: where do most shark attacks occur?

One-Minute Read
Mon 23 Mar, AT 16:01

German man reportedly had leg bitten off at the knee by a shark off Egypt's Red Sea coast

Guy Sebastian

Guy Sebastian: why is Australia in Eurovision 2015?

Thu 5 Mar, AT 11:20

Australia's wildcard competitor says he is 'pumped', but to win he will have to overcome Eurovision's notorious voting blocs

Indonesian soldiers stand guard near an Indonesian armored vehicle carrying the convicted Australian smugglers

Bali Nine leaders given 72-hour notice for death by firing squad

One-Minute Read
Mon 27 Apr, AT 10:48

British grandmother Lindsay Sandiford fears she is next as Indonesia prepares to kill drug smugglers

Australian PM Tony Abbott

Australian PM Tony Abbott: out of the job by next week?

First Reaction
Fri 6 Feb, AT 10:46

Liberal leader vows to stand united with his deputy as backbenchers launch 'spill' leadership challenge

Matthew Gardiner

Matthew Gardiner: Australian politician 'joins fight against IS'

Wed 28 Jan, AT 15:03

Labor politician reportedly travelled to Syria to join Kurdish fighters, but some analysts question validity of story

Prince Philip's knighthood whips up a storm in Australia

One-Minute Read
Mon 26 Jan, AT 10:40

Critics say giving Australia's highest honour to a British royal is 'embarrassing' and 'anachronistic'

Police at the stabbing scene in the suburb of Manoora in Cairns, Australia.

Cairns stabbing: eight children found dead

One-Minute Read
Fri 19 Dec, AT 09:13

A woman is being treated for chest wounds after eight children were found stabbed to death in Cairns

Sydney siege update: victims named as details of gunman emerge

One-Minute Read
Tue 16 Dec, AT 08:51

Man and woman dead after being 'caught up in the sick fantasy of a deeply disturbed individual' during Sydney siege

Australian cricketer Phil Hughes

Cricketer Phil Hughes dies from 'catastrophic' bouncer injury

One-Minute Read
Thu 27 Nov, AT 09:07

Australian international never regained consciousness after being struck on the neck by a short ball